Rios v. Pharm., Inc.

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that a former employee could pass the summary judgment stage of a suit brought under the Law Against Discrimination by alleging that his supervisor twice called him a “Spick.” The Court reversed the trial court and Appellate Division, each of which had held that no rational factfinder could conclude … Read more

Delanoy v. Twp. of Ocean

In Delanoy v. Twp. of Ocean, the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed a published opinion from the Appellate Division that in turn reversed the order of the Law Division granting summary judgment in favor of the defendants. Plaintiff was a police officer who was pregnant and sought accommodation from her employer. But the standard operating … Read more

Crisitello v. St. Theresa Sch.

In Crisitello v. St. Theresa Sch., the New Jersey Appellate Division reviewed an order from the Law Division granting the defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Law Against Discrimination action. The defendant — a parochial school — fired the plaintiff because she was unmarried and became pregnant. The Appellate Division had to “determine whether … Read more